While Bill Shorten's campaign has echoes of Ed Miliband's ill-fated 2015 UK Labour platform, Shorten has a secret weapon: Scott Morrison.
The frontrunner to lead the British Labour Party is an avowed socialist. Even in the US socialist Bernie Sanders is making headway. Over to you, Australia.
Labour in the UK might just have to accept its role as a party representing a diminishing section of the social whole. Labor in Australia has a bold opportunity to reshape its core.
Labo(u)r parties everywhere are both weaker and stronger than they appear to be.
Barely anyone expected the shock wins and losses at the recent UK election. So, just who cannibalised whose votes? And where to for David Cameron and his diminished, eight-seat majority?
On the eve of the election, Crikey's writer-at-large gives you a handy form guide to tell which way the wind is blowing.
Ed Miliband says he will erect an eight-foot stone tablet etched with five key election promises in the garden of No. 10 Downing St. Good lord.